Entries by mrcpm

Shoulder Injuries: You could be next!

Barring an acute event (like falling on an outstretched arm), most shoulder injuries come from repeated, cumulative damage. Hard Truth: Almost everyone is at risk for Shoulder Injuries. The Subscapularis (LINK) tends to get plenty of stimulation in our “front-of-the-body-internal-rotation” happy gyms. This means it’s usually pretty tight and strong. Combine this with things like: […]

Success or Failure?? Which Do You Learn More From?

This question came up (again) in a conversation I had recently with a client.. Success or failure?? Which do you learn the most from? Most people will tell you that mistakes are what you learn from, but I learn more from my successes than I do my mistakes. If there’s a consistent mistake I make, […]

The KING of All Core Exercises!

The  overhead squat is the ultimate core exercise, and unrivaled in developing an effective athletic body. This functional gem trains for efficient transfer of energy from large to small body parts – from your fingers all the way down to your toes! For this reason it is an indispensable tool for developing speed, strength, power and a […]

How Well Are You Aging???

Just how well are you aging?? Continuing on with my topic (Last Week) of “There is more to just being FIT” there has been a test/challenge floating around the past few years called the “Sitting-Rising Test”. It seems a simple enough challenge: Sit down on the floor and get back up without the help of […]

Are you FIT Enough to Save Your Own Life?

In today’s FITness world we typically deal with health and aesthetic goals. I need to get off my blood pressure medication. I have a family history of heart disease. I want to lose 60lbs. I’ll do ANYTHING for six pack abs! All very good goals. All worthy accomplishments to drive towards. But what if there […]

The Doer’s and The Don’ters…

There are 2 things that we have total control over to achieve anything and everything we want to reap out of life…. Our Attitude and Our Activity.  They compliment each other. One feeds the other and take us to a level of excellence and world class living. They can also take from each other and […]